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Better Data to Build Better Career Pathways

Share ButtonBy Maggie Jo Buchanan, Southern Director Last Friday, the Texas Legislature passed a bill (SB 1119) to bring more transparency to the state’s work-study program and help improve career pathways for participating students. As the bill makes its way to …
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Cost-Benefit Analysis of American Health Care Act’s Impact on Young Adults

By Tom Allison, Deputy Director of Policy and Research  Despite media narratives that young adults would benefit from lower costs under the American Health Care Act (AHCA), the legislation would actually cost billions for this age group. While the bill …
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Pell Grant Preservation and Expansion Act Would Modernize & Improve the Program

Share ButtonFOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: May 16, 2017 Contact: Sarah Schultz, sarah.schultz@younginvincibles.org, 202.734.6510 [WASHINGTON]- Today, a bicameral group of US Senators and Representatives introduced the Pell Grant Preservation and Expansion Act, a bill that would strengthen and expand the nation’s flagship college …
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House Republicans Vote to Endanger the Health of Young America

Share ButtonFOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: May 4, 2017 Contact: Sarah Schultz, sarah.schultz@younginvincibles.org, 202.734.6510 House Republicans Vote to Endanger the Health of Young America In response to today’s House vote to push forward the American Health Care Act, Young Invincibles released the following …
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Latest Republican Health Care Plan Could Hurt the 46 Percent of Young Adults with a Pre-Existing Condition

Share ButtonFOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: April 26, 2017 Contact: Colin Seeberger, colin.seeberger@younginvincibles.org, 214-223-2913 [Washington, D.C.] — Today, Young Invincibles released a new report analyzing health care coverage for Millennials, underscoring how detrimental the latest version of the American Health Care Act would …
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What's Happened to Millennials since the ACA? Unprecedented Coverage & Improved Access to Benefits

Millennials have seen large gains in health insurance coverage since passage of the Affordable Care Act (ACA) in 2010, outpacing every other age demographic. Young people had the highest pre-ACA uninsurance rates, but saw the sharpest declines, dropping from 29 …
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13 Things the Trump Administration Has Done for Young People in Its First 100 Days

Share ButtonBy: Colin Seeberger President Trump ran for office promising to make health care better and more affordable, college debt less of a burden, and help more people find jobs. But the President’s first 100 days in office have done little …
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How Dream Jobs Are Made in Apprenticeships

Share ButtonOn September 1, 2009 I began a journey that would transform my life forever.  As I rode the F train on that sunny morning in New York City, with my brand-new tool bag tucked between a brand new pair of …
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Insurance Provides Peace of Mind

Share ButtonLast night, House leadership decided to delay a vote on the American Health Care Act, which would repeal the Affordable Care Act. This proposal is projected to result in an additional 24 million people being uninsured. Below, Mina Schultz from West …
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#InvestInYouthSkills

A Campaign To Address Crisis Level Youth Unemployment in New York State In December of 2016, YI released a study–Sounding the Alarm: New York’s Young Adult Unemployment Crisis & the Need for State-Based Reforms-which found that New York has a …
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